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Add horse, sheep, chicken, rabbit or whatever other sort of additional animal manure you can easily get in quantity, as well as lawn clippings, hay, and similar materials. That is, compost right over it. You can also plant something like buckwheat now, cut it down before it sets seed (green manure) and till it in. Then plant something like rye or vetch to ...


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Okay, so you've said there are drainage holes in the pot, that the growing medium you've used is a type of potting compost suitable for potted plants. You've also said the root ball of the plant is very small compared to the volume of soil in the pot. That isn't good - you're watering to keep all the soil moist, but the rootball is small - there's a risk of ...


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The fruit will have been damaged by something else - the ants are simply attracted by the sweetness inside the fruit, so they're just being opportunistic. Ants may have been present on the tree already for another reason though - aphid infestation attracts them because they like the honeydew aphids produce, but they only go for the fruits when they're ...



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